Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Media & the Presidential Election

As many of you might know, I'm Canadian. I have a fairly good understanding about how Canadian politics work, but I don't really know anything about U.S. politics (and I don't pretend that I do). In light of this, I decided that this semester I should take Media & the Presidential Election, an upper division Communications class, to learn more about the politics that turn Americans into crazy people every four years. This is part of what we learned in yesterday's class:
Gov. Palin and Senator Clinton address the nation

Monday, September 01, 2008

Skipping Rocks

Today's "How to of the Day" on my iGoogle account piqued my interest so I clicked the link and this is what I found: How to Skip Rocks. I read through the information in order to become a more proficient rock-skipper myself and then came to the videos. While the first video was mildly amusing to those of us that learned how to skip rocks before we started school, the second one, showing the world record holder in rock skipping with 51 skips, was mind-blowing! I thought it blog worthy and I hope you'll agree. Take a look...